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  • Australian Open champ Li Na is eliminated in third round at Wimbledon

    Australian Open champ Li Na is eliminated in third round at Wimbledon
    Li Na became the victim of the first major upset at Wimbledon on Friday. The Australian Open champion and second seed blew a set point in the second set on her way to being bounced by Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5),...
  • Youngsters winning Wimbledon now a teenage dream, says Konjuh

    LONDON (Reuters) - A decade ago a fresh-faced Maria Sharapova won the Wimbledon title at the age of 17, following in the footsteps of Martina Hingis in making an early breakthrough. No teenager has lifted the Venus Rosewater Dish since Sharapova's...
  • Czech-mate for Li in Wimbledon third round

    LONDON (Reuters) - Li Na's husband was granted an unexpected breather from his usual duties of "fixing the drinks and fixing the rackets" and "doing a lot of jobs" for his famous wife after the Australian Open champion suffered a shock third round exit at...
  • Kyrgios announces himself as Australian standard bearer

    LONDON (Reuters) - The support was familiar but the face was not as teenager Nick Kyrgios ushered in a new era for Australian tennis on the lush grass of Wimbledon with an epic five-set triumph against 13th seed Richard Gasquet. The 19-year-old...
  • Tiger Woods starts poorly but shakes off some rust at Congressional

    Tiger Woods had a feeling his first competitive round in more than three months after back surgery was not going to be easy. It was not his back that gave the 38-year-old Woods trouble in Thursday's opening round of the Quicken Loans National at...
  • Nadal meets Rosol in revenge match

    LONDON (Reuters) - French Open champion Rafael Nadal will face his 2012 Wimbledon nemesis, Lukas Rosol, on Thursday, knowing he will have to up his game to avoid another second-round exit at the hands of the Czech world number 52. After a first-round...
  • Second seed Li dreams of being a housewife

    LONDON (Reuters) - China's Li Na looked at home on the grass of Wimbledon as she powered into the third round on Wednesday, but the second seed revealed that she dreams of becoming a housewife. Though the Australian Open champion eased to a routine 6-2...
  • Wimbledon: Andy Murray, Venus Williams Moving On

    LONDON - The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion has already thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals. The home favorite's 6-1 6-1...
  • Rafael Nadal digs deep for 700th career match win

    LONDON (AP) — For a set and a half, Rafael Nadal looked in danger of tumbling out in the first round of Wimbledon for the second year in a row. The left-hander dominating play on Centre Court was not the 14-time Grand Slam champion, it was 51st-...
  • Lepchenko ousted in second-round match at Wimbledon

    Lepchenko ousted in second-round match at Wimbledon
    It appeared as if Varvara Lepchenko caught a break in her side of the singles' draw at Wimbledon when Caroline Garcia knocked off 14th-seeded Sara Errani in a first-round match. That's not the way it turned out, though. The 20-year-old Garcia defeated...
  • Nadal, Serena advance; Townsend out at Wimbledon

    Nadal, Serena advance; Townsend out at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England - World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and Swiss stars Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka were a trio of opening-round winners Tuesday at Wimbledon. The second-seeded Nadal had to come from behind to beat capable Slovak Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3,...
  • Leading players back Mauresmo's return as Murray's coach

    By Sam Holden LONDON - Serena Williams could not care less, Maria Sharapova thinks it's great and Novak Djokovic admitted his surprise as Wimbledon's title contenders were asked their views on Andy Murray choosing Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach....